Financial District

40.7077° N, 74.0083° W

Welcome to the Financial District

The Pinnacle of Urban Luxury Meets Historic Significance
 
 
The Financial District, often abbreviated as FiDi, is located at the southern tip of Manhattan and is considered the financial epicenter of New York City, and, by extension, the world. 
Characterized by towering skyscrapers such as One World Trade Center and the iconic Charging Bull sculpture, this neighborhood is home to major financial institutions, including the New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street.

But FiDi is more than just a hub for finance; it's also rich in history, housing landmarks like the Federal Hall and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. In recent years, the area has seen a residential boom and now boasts various upscale restaurants, shops, and cultural attractions, making it increasingly appealing for more than just the 9-to-5 crowd. With its blend of modernity and history, the Financial District offers a unique snapshot of New York City's past and present.
 

What to Love

  • A New Yorker's best-kept secret for prime value
  • Commuting is a breeze with excellent transit options
  • Sleek condos outnumber co-ops
  • South Street Seaport's lively concerts and food courts

Local Lifestyle

Walking these narrow streets is like perusing the chapters of a living history book, underscored by the thumping beat of Wall Street and the iconic Freedom Tower. But don't be fooled by the urban bustle; the Financial District knows how to unwind. Think sunsets at the lively South Street Seaport, with its festivals and culinary delights, all against the backdrop of the East River. Quirky streets defy the Manhattan grid, challenging you to explore every nook and cranny of this multifaceted jewel.
 

Things to Do

Freedom Tower, officially known as One World Trade Center, stands as an iconic symbol of resilience and unity in the Financial District. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and offers breathtaking views of the city from its observatory.

South Street Seaport is a historic area located where Fulton Street meets the East River and features some of the oldest architecture in downtown Manhattan. It has been revitalized as a bustling waterfront destination with shops, eateries, and various cultural events.

Bowling Green is New York City's oldest public park, known for its ornate fence and the Charging Bull sculpture. Located at the southern tip of Manhattan, it's often seen as the gateway to the Financial District.

The Statue of Liberty, situated on Liberty Island, is one of America's most iconic landmarks, symbolizing freedom and democracy. Accessible by ferry, it continues to inspire visitors with its history and panoramic views of the New York Harbor.

Looking for a soul-stirring musical evening? The, set your course for Battery Park's Summer Music Festival. It's a cornucopia of sound against the inviting green landscape of Battery Park.
From high-energy concerts to intimate performances, the South Street Seaport is the Financial District's answer to Broadway. Add to that the backdrop of the East River and Brooklyn Bridge, and you’ve got yourself a ticket to an unforgettable New York evening.
 

Schools

  • Pace University

Overview for Financial District, NY

48,557 people live in Financial District, where the median age is 31 and the average individual income is $94,874. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,557

Total Population

31 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$94,874

Average individual Income

Around Financial District, NY

There's plenty to do around Financial District, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

100
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
85
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
100
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sushi Lin West Village, First Class Cafe, and Cakes by Klein.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.88 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.84 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 0.92 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.43 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.67 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Financial District, NY

Financial District has 23,180 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Financial District do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 48,557 people call Financial District home. The population density is 124,072.171 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,557

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

31

Median Age

47.4 / 52.6%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
23,180

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$94,874

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Financial District, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Financial District. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
School For Young Performers
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Transfiguration School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Quad Preparatory School (The)
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Urban Assembly School Of Business For Young Women
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Spruce Street School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Battery Park City School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
New York City Charter School Of The Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Urban Assembly School For Emergency Management (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Millennium High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Leadership & Public Service High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Ps 1 Alfred E Smith
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Richard R Green High School Of Teaching
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Lower Manhattan Community Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Peck Slip School (The)
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
High School Of Economics & Finance
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Murry Bergtraum High School For Business Careers
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Urban Assembly Maker Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Manhattan Early College School For Advertising
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
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